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The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts presents the third annual Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition

October 17, 2014 through August 9, 2015

Call for Entries – The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (SAMFA) seeks submissions for the 3rd Salmon Sculpture Competition, a juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture. Open to all media (but must be suitable for long-term outdoor exposure). Up ton12 large scale works will be chosen for installation at the Sunken Garden Park, City of San Angelo.

Entry Postmark Deadline: September 2, 2014

Exhibition Juror – Andrée Bober, Director of Landmarks, the public art program at the University of Texas, Austin.

Eligibility and Media - Open to all artists 18 and older. Artwork must have been completed within the last 4 years. All media suitable for outdoor installation are appropriate. We are seeking large scale works. There is no weight limit. Artists must provide hardware and tools required for a safe and secure installation.

Entry Fee - A non-refundable entry fee of $20 per artist is required for up to 3 entries. Entry fee must be paid for by check, money order or credit card. Please make checks payable to the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The entry fee must be accompanied by a CD with images of the artwork and a completed Entry Form.

Transportation – Artists are responsible for transporting and installing their artworks. A crane and forklift will be available to help with installing and de-installing artwork. Artists requiring the use of a crane are asked to schedule an installation time with SAMFA staff. Slabs or large scale flat surfaces will be provided. Up to $500 will be awarded each accepted artist to help defray transportation costs.

Insurance – Artists are responsible for insurance when art is in transit. While installed in San Angelo, sculptures will be insured against property loss or damage through SAMFA.

Loan Agreement/Sales – Artists selected to participate will be required to sign a San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Loan Agreement. Artwork should be the property of the artist and preferably be available

for sale during the exhibition. SAMFA will retain a 20% commission on all artwork sold during the show.

Image Requirements – Submit up to 3 digital images per artwork. All images must be in digital jpeg format in High Resolution (300 dpi). Label CDs with artist’s name. Label file name with artist’s name and number of work that corresponds with the entry form. CDs will not be returned unless requested.

Notification of acceptance or decline will be by email.

Photography – Photographs of artwork may be reproduced for educational and publicity purposes by SAMFA. Because of the public nature of the exhibit, we cannot control nor effectively prohibit photos taken by the general public.

Cash Awards – First Prize: $2,000; 2nd Prize: $1,500; 3rd Prize: $1,000

Additional Programs – In conjunction with the exhibit several activities are planned. In addition to the Friday night Opening Gala at the Park: Sculpture Symposium at Angelo State University - A panel discussion concerning issues faced by contemporary sculptors in the 21st century will be conducted by the Museum Director, the Juror, and Dewane Hughes of the University of Texas-Tyler, exhibiting sculptor at the Angelo State University 193 Gallery. The Symposium on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 1:30 – 4:30 pm.

Social Activities – For accepted artists, the weekend will begin on Thursday night with a pre-opening party. The Friday evening Opening Gala, however, will be open to public and free of charge, with mu- sic and refreshments.

Important Dates:

September 2, 2014 Deadline to apply

September 19, 2014 Email notification
October 8-15, 2014 Delivery of Artwork
October 17, 2014 Exhibition Opening
October 17, 2014 Sculpture Symposium
August 10-15, 2015 Pick-up Artwork
Postmark Deadline: September 2, 2014


San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Attn: Sculpture Entries
One Love Street
San Angelo, TX 76903


Salmon Sculpture Competition 2014




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Checklist – Did you include?

- Entry Form

- $20 non-refundable fee payable to the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

- CD of digital images (up to 3 views per entry)
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